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of the black, white, and multiracial ancestors of michelle obama." it airs next and is about 45 minutes. >> good morning. or is busy in texas, hi, y'all. it is a great day to be innd austin, texas and today had thea honor pleasure to be at the texas book festival serving as your moderator for "new york times" writer and author, raches swarns. i am going to tell you just a few things about rachel because i know you came to hear her ande not me and because our time is n limited.d she has worked for "the new york times" since 1995, reporting on domestic policy, national politics, immigration, the presidential campaign of 2004 n 2008 and our first lady, michelle obama and her role in the obama white house. i met rachel at a very different event this year, where i bought a book, the book she wrote, "american tapestry: the story of the black, white, and multiracial ancestors of michelle obama". after hearing her talk, i bought six more copies. i bought them from my family members to give as christmasrisa gifts. after having read her book i ca tell you it was a goodha investment. it taught me
michelle obama attended the teen's funeral on saturday. hadiya pendleton will be special guested tonight at the state of the union address. nbc's tracie potts joins us live now from washington with more. what else can we expect to hear from the president tonight? >> reporter: in addition to more about gun violence, more about immigration and a number of other topics, the big issue is going to be money and the u.s. budget in these $85 billion in automatic spending cuts coming now and in just a few weeks. >> tonight instead of focusing on how the budget cuts will effect the pentagon, president obama will focus on the middle class, cuts to head start, research and thousands of government jobs. >> his emphasis on the need to continue to create jobs or to continue to have our manufacturing sector expand, that work isn't done. >> reporter: in the audience tonight, the parents of a slain chicago teenager who just marched in the inaugural parade. >> i'm happy that murder of hadiya will get guns off the street. >> reporter: the president is expected to address immigration reform, a move that may
gear. i quoted ali's brother that he was near death. >>> first lady michelle obama sent a tweet last night, watching the super bowl with family and friends. beyonce was phenomenal and i'm so proud of her. >>> before the big game president obama condemned the ban on gay being allowed to boy scouts. >>> new york times columnist paul krugman said that the current fight over guns has revealed the nra as a quote insane organization. some pro-gun advocates this vision of leading in a mad mex movie. >>> an advertisement during the super bowl calling for background checks for all gun sales using the nra's own words against them. president obama will soon be moving to a new oval office, while the west wing is renovated. the temporary office is in the eisenhower executive office right next door. >>> new jersey chris christie is getting ready for his first late-night tv appearance with david letterman. >>> and that is your morning dish of "scrambled politics." >>> all right, now for a look at monday's weather. here's meteorologist bill karins. >> good morning. >> oh boy, tell a lot of people ar
anti-gun folks are trying to push their message after first lady michelle obama's remarks on abc news are getting a lot of controversy, she blamed automatic weapons for the death of a chicago teen, it's not right. it's not true. and then abc news edited out that part of the remarks, new controversy. and one man accomplishing what the white house thought would take nearly two decades, our space program is changing and going private. and a heated he can change on hannity getting major attention after a democratic congressman goes on an almost five minute nonstop rant during an interview on the sequester. that's the thing we have been talking about so-called budget cuts and really decreases to the increases and we'll take a look what has got him so angry today and fallout today. >> is it immoral, is it immoral. >> you are immoral. >> i'm immoral? what did i do that's immoral? i didn't to anything that's immoral. complete multivitamin designed for men's health concerns as we age. it has 7 antioxidants to support cell health. one a day men's 50+. you know how painful heartburn can be. for
will be seeded with michelle obama as president obama the live is the address tonight. she praised the new health care law for allowing her to remain on her parents' plan until she's 26. she also thought of the law's coverage eligibility for those like her with pre- existing conditions. >> apple ceo tim cook will be among those in capital audience as president obama delivers his state of the union address. >> cook is another invited guest of first lady michelle obama. invitation means the apple chief has to reschedule a highly anticipated presentation he is giving today at the goldman sacs technology conference in san francisco. instead of talking in the afternoon, after market close, he will now speak early this morning, before catching a fly to washington. his presentation is now scheduled for 715 our time. >> you can watch the president said said of the union speech live on kron 4 24/7 channel you could find that on, has won 93. it starts tonight at 6. >> and other national news. chicago police say, the two men accused of killing a 15 year-old honor student mist to occur at her friend's for ri
violence. mourner said goodbye to 15-year-old hadiya pendelton. first lady michelle obama attended the funeral, as did hundreds of others. the young majorette was killed one week after she performed at president obama's inauguration. and our athena jones is in chicago. athena, i imagine this was an incredibly emotional service. >> reporter: good afternoon, brianna. you know, it was very emotional. it was a long service, too. more than three-and-a-half hours, allowing lots of people to speak. we heard from hadiya pendelton friends, teammates, classmates, family members. we didn't hear from the first lady. she just wanted to be able to come, offer her condolences and support to hadiya pendelton's loved ones. she met with 30 friends and classmates privately before the service and also was able to meet privately with hadiya pendelton's family. we also heart some emotional comments from the people who spoke. let's listen to what hadiya pendelt pendelton's mother had to say. >> you don't know how hard this really is. and those of you that do know how hard this is, i'm sorry. i'm sorry. n
makes clothes that fit me orr even first lady michelle obama appeared live from washington in a silver gown by indian born american designer but others braved the boldest colors possible. >> carrot red, that bright rich red is going to be so popular. >> reporter: jane fonda in that yellow versace. can we take a moment. it's like, wow, girl, you get it. >> reporter: what ends up on the red carpet inspires more affordable fashion designs that hits the stores within months. >> every store from walmart to target and they'll then copy the dresses. >> reporter: and for the first time ever, the red carpet was lined with sketches of vintage oscar-winning costumes. a nod to fashion that never goes out of style. teresa garcia, cbs news, los angeles. >>> some memorabilia from "the miracle on ice" was auctioned off saturday more more than a million dollars. the jersey mike eruzione wore when the men's u.s. olympic hockey team beat the soviet union in 1980 sold for more than $650,000. eruzione scored the winning goal and the stick went forever over $263,000. >>> co
news when michelle obama attended over the weekend. she says she hopes her daughter's death will move congress to pass stricter gun control measures. >>> a lucky escape for dozens of passengers onboard a metro bus tonight. you can see the big tree that crashed down on to the bus on 16th street and spring road northwest. nobody was hurt and no other vehicles were damaged. passengers were able to catch another bus to continue their trips. >>> the man hunt for an ex-cop exacting revenge on l.a. police is now at five nights and counting as 50 families are now getting around-the-clock protection. l.a. s.w.a.t. teams continue their nonstop search for christopher dorner. he was officially charged today with the murder of a riverside, california police officer. he is also suspected of killing two other people. the reward for details leading to his capture is now up to a million dollars. >> we're getting tips since the reward offer like crazy. we have three times the amount of tips we've had yesterday. >> dorner was fired from the lapd in 2008. investigators believe he may be trying to get pay
asked first lady michelle obama. >> quite an honor. >> the first lady also attended pendleton's funeral service last week they support the second amendment but they believe there should be a way to stop the guns from getting into the hands of criminals. i know we need assault weapons because we have an army but how're they getting on our streets? that's what i would like to know some kind of a way where do we can prevent them from being sold in regular stores. new information on the pendleton murder case in cook county jail inmate gave investigators a tip to question a recent parolee who led them to michael ward and kenneth williams who has been charged with first-degree murder and denied bond. i look forward to looking with the residents of the seventh ward and a look forward to looking at all of my colleagues in the state council. jackson resigning and it's the corruption investigation of her husband and her. the cop who fired the shots is 31 year-old officer sierra who told investigators he thought former had a gun in fact farmer was only holding his cell phone. the family protested
-year-old girl, her father was murdered. happened less than two miles from where michelle obama grew up. she has written her own personal account of growing up without her dad and then losing other close friends to gun violence. i want you to check it out. it is a beautiful piece. it is at cnn.com and it is in the opinion section. ♪ you know my heart burns for you... ♪ i'm up next, but now i'm singing the heartburn blues. hold on, prilosec isn't for fast relief. cue up alka-seltzer. it stops heartburn fast. ♪ oh what a relief it is! >>> welcome back. we take you around the world this 60 minutes. here is what's going on right now. president chavez had to have a trach. he can not speak. also released, this picture of chavez in a hospital bed with his kids. he has had cancer surgery in december. >>> the nomination of chuck hagel to be defense secretary hits another bump in the road. senate republicans have stalled hagel's nomination for at least another two weeks. senate could not come up with enough votes to he saidep end a filibuster and bring the nomination to the floor. they need more inf
a walrus walrus, who knows. the inside of my stomach is going to look like a michelle obama nightmare. >> mine too, jimmy. the super bowl may be the biggest party day of the year. putting together a perfect one is keith. what is the best way to do it? you have been to a party or two or 700. mi advice? >> i tell you who you don't want to have there, you don't want any euro trash who are call football soccer. >> don't have anybody there who thinks they don'tknow about football but they don't and the other thing is have a good dip. >> taco dip is the first day ithing i go for. >> 7 layer taco dip. >> what's the most must have. >> let's not kid around the wings. i also love nachos. >> shredded cheese or velvetta. >> if i can get the velvetta i will go for that first. i love pigs in a blanket. >> listen how excited greg is about this. he will be waiting up all night long. >> super bowl parties or party tips? >> most important for a super bowl is super bowl. keep your toilet fresh for your guests. >> you were wondering what -- what he meant about michelle obama nightmare. th
, another fabulous lady, first lady michelle obama, her new hairdo has received banging reviews from seemingly all, except from chanel creative director karl lagerfeld. in a recent interview, he said that it was a bad idea and that she looks like a news anchor. say what? >> that is low. a news anchor? >> absolutely not. >> by the way, none of us have bangs. >>> all right, of course, this isn't the first time that he's made digs at a celebrity. >>> but, let's move on. i promised you guys a treat. bring it on in, phil. >> punxsutawney phil. >> not quite. if you want to impress your guests this super bowl sunday, forget those theater nachos. this is nacho lasagna. it comes from a chef here in new york city. it's not on the menu. he's offering it up exclusively for "good morning america." you can get the ingredients and the recipe online at "good morning america." >>> all right, stay tuned. we're going to take a quick break. we'll try it. more when we get back. stay tuned. >> i mean, check this out. ick break. we'll try it. more when we get back. stay tuned. >> i mean, check this out. ok
there were no serious problems. >>> first lady michelle obama was watching the game apparently. she tweeted congrats on the game. we'll see you at the white house. house. >> coming up next on fox 5 morning news, a standoff between authorities and a man accused of killing a school bus driver nearing a fuel week now. at the center of it all, a five- year-old boy who remains hostage in an underground bunker at this hour. we'll have the latest from the scene coming up. >> also making headlines, at least eight people dead in a tour bus crash in california. what investigators are saying about this accident. we'll be right back. ♪ ♪ if loving you is wrong ♪ i don't wanna be right [ record scratch ] what?! it's not bad for you. it just tastes that way. [ female announcer ] honey nut cheerios cereal -- heart-healthy, whole grain oats. you can't go wrong loving it. bee happy. bee healthy. with clusters of flakes and o's. oh, ho ho... it's the honey sweetness. i...i mean, you...love. >>> the john going hostage in mid lapped city, alabama is closing in on a full week now. negotiators continue to
are expected to sit with first lady michelle obama at tonight's state of the union. >>> a developing story in the gulf of mexico right now. tugboats are towing the carnival cruise ship triumph. the ship drifted so far north, it decided to tow the ship to alabama instead of a port in mexico o. a an engine fire knocked out the propulsion system. the ship is on generator power. more than 4,000 passengers are aboard with very few working bathrooms. the ship should arrive in mobile thursday. >>> as soon as pope benedict xvi steps down. they'll begin what' call a conclave. they will vote on a new pope. it takes a two-thirds majority to become pope. he won't vote for his successor. he will step down february 28th. he will see eventually move into a monastery in the vatican dedicating his time to prayer and reflection. >>> the pope's announcement shocked the world. now many people are betting on who will become the next pope. the irish gambling house patty power predicts it will be the biggest nonsporting event bet in history. they expect the bets will surpass the $1.3 million they took in, in the
the lincoln memorial. >> a parent of a 15-year-old chicago honor student will be first lady michelle obama's guest at tonight's state of the union. she was shot to death. the chicago tribune reports one of the suspects, michael ward, a reputed gang member was out on the streets, even though he violated his probation. both ward and kenneth williams are now charged with pendleton's murder. >>> and earlier today, her parents and other victim's families invited to washington for the state of the union. they attended a senate hearing on ways to reduce gun violence. illinois democrat, richard durbin, opened the hearing by saying, it is time for congress to pass meaningful gun control legislation. and that he believes requiring background checks for all gun purchases would be constitutional. the panel's top republican disagrees. texas senator argued the focus of law enforcement should be on criminals and that curbing the rights of citizens to own a gun would do nothing to stop violent crime. >>> well, a divided senate armed services committee has approved chuck hagel's nomination to become the se
has been suspended for ten days after comments he made about first lady michelle obama and not liking queers. audio of the teacher -- audio of the teacher's remarks were taped by a student. oops! speaking about 600 calorie lunches, grisham is heard ranting about fat burkes, tt michelle obama. she is overweight. >> she's overweight? >> stephanie: another voice chimed in big fat gorilla. >> in what world is michelle obama overweight? >> stephanie: after lamenting the country is going in the wrong direction grisham talked about gays. i don't believe in queers. we don't need you to believe in us. >> they don't believe in him either. >> stephanie: i don't like queers. i don't hate them as a person but what they do is wrong. it is an abomination against god. i don't like being around queers. >> i don't hatred neck hillbilly morons. >> i just don't like being around them. >> stephanie: later grisham said he misspoke. i'm not sure which part of that. [ applause ] what he meant to say. wow! okay. rick in tennessee. you're on "the stephanie miller show." hi rick. >> caller: i have a question. i
. that is straight ahead as we go there. >>> first lady michelle obama is back in chicago, not far from the obama family home. she's there for the funeral of 15-year-old heidial pendal done the student shot and killed in a chicago park just days after performing at the ez's inauguration. police are offering a $40,000 reward for information. >>> and near houston, texas, police say one person was injured at an explosion this morning at an industrial plant. the facility houses a mix of gases such as nitrogen and hydrogen. it started a fire that filled is the area with heavy smoke. >>> in los angeles is, police are back using helicopters to find the ex-cop they accuse of killing three people already. one of those who was shot dead a police officer. billboards are showing christopher dorner's face. he says he wants revenge on those he believes cost him his job. we'll show you exclusive video of dorner during his days at the police academy. >>> don't expect celebrities to be revealing too much tomorrow night. cbs send attendees a what not to wear warning. they want people to tone it down and button it
an invitation from michelle obama to attend the state of the union address that took place tuesday night. but it was not their first meeting. miss obama traveled to chicago to attend hadiya's funeral just a few short days ago. >> let's pause now for a moment of silence to remember the children and educators lost in newtown. to remember those lost in aur a aurora. and virginia tech and columbine. >> reporter: and here at the children's defense fund offices in the district, patty hasler takes a moment of silence to remember all those lost by senseless gun violence. she along with hadiya's mother and 20 volunteers are heading over to capitol hill to deliver teddy bears with a broken heart, urging members to tighten loopholes in gun transactions. >> tell me why in the world would anyone not agree that you should get a background check before you buy a firearm? >> this is one of the many victims of gun violence. >> reporter: even though cleopatra just buried her daughter, this is a cause she wanted to be a part of. >> i'm happy to help. that's who i am. that's who we've always been. and hadi
played across the country, first lady michelle obama was here over the weekend to attend hadiya's funeral. people knew about the reward, about what had happened, but nobody stepped up because of this anti-snitching problem that is felt not only in chicago but across the country. they had to go out and get tips and basically find witnesses on their own and then convince them this is the right thing to do. >> what is so disturbing about this whole anti-snitching thing, so-called, ted, is the idea that snitching used to be a term that was just put on other people who had committed a crime, ratting out someone else to get a lesser sentence. now the idea that anybody who talks to police gets labeled a snitch. that's a huge issue in so many different communities throughout the u.s. and certainly in this one. appreciate the update. we'll continue to follow it. >> now let's take a look at the manhunt that southern california authorities has citizens there on edge. the search for christopher dorner. that edge cuts any number of ways, the fear that the three killings he's already accused of may bec
. >> i will not comment. on the lip-sync. madam obama, michelle obama, i love her, who doesn't love her bangs? well karl lagerfeld doesn't love her bangs, chanel designer, says they make her look like an anchorwoman. so what, karl! she looks good. >> he looks like eddie munster's grandfather. many people before. has for so when taking lunesta, don't drive or operate machinery until you feel fully awake. walking, eating, driving, or engaging in other activities while asleep, without remembering it the next day, have been reported. lunesta should not be taken together with alcohol. abnormal behaviors may include aggressiveness, agitation, hallucinations, or confusion. in depressed patients, worsening of depression, including risk of suicide, may occur. alcohol may increase these risks. allergic reactions such as tongue or throat swelling occur rarely and may be fatal. side effects may include unpleasant taste, headache, dizziness, and morning drowsiness. ask your doctor if lunesta is right for you. then find out how to get lunesta for as low as fifteen dollars at lunesta.com. there's a la
gang. hadiya's killing has become a national symbol of gun violence. her parents will sit with michelle obama at tonight's state of the union. >> that's certainly a nice gesture. you have to wonder how heavily the president will hit on that tonight. they said unlike the inaugural speech, this will be an address much more focused on the economy than some of the other issues. >> and just going back to that for one second. the two people charged, 18 and 20 years old. very young men. >> babies killing babies. >>> in other news, heavy rain is slowing down the cleanup effort after that powerful tornado tore through the state of mississippi. the twister barreled through three counties for 75 miles, damaging or destroying near lly 600 homes. he was an e-4 and more than 80 people were hurt but amazingly no one was killed. >> so your dad's ashes -- >> they were in the front living room. >> did he die recently? >> yes, sir, about two months ago. >> maybe he was watching over you guys. >> he had to be. i know somebody was. >> officials say it could have been a lot worse, but see remembers gave resi
. and hadiya would still be alive. >> so sad. hadiya's mother will be sitting beside michelle obama during the state of the union. so we expect the president to talk a bit about gun control. we'll hear what he has to say. ted rowlands from chicago. >>> also in the news, it felt like an earthquake, but this morning the truth is even more jolting. overnight, north korea once again defied the world and detonated a nuclear bomb. it is the third underground test by the communist country since 2006, and it's most powerful. the explosion roughly half the strength of the bomb dropped on hiroshima in world war ii. today in a rare solidarity, world leaders are condemning this test. at this minute diplomats from the most powerful nations are meeting behind closed doors at the united nations. it's north korea's first nuclear test under its new leader kim jong-un. it comes hours ahead of president obama's state of the union speech. analysts believe it's a way for kim jong-un to force the president to acknowledge north korea during tonight's state of the union address. >>> speaking of that we are 11 hou
big surprise at the end for viewers was the first lady, michelle obama, gave out the best picture award. watch this. >> it's hard but you can't hold grudges. it's hard but you can't hold grudges. and it doesn't matter how you get knocked down in life because that's going to happen. all that matters is that you got to get up. >>gretchen: that was the best line of the night. we were supposed to hear from the first lady there. she actually was the surprise guest to announce "argo." as a winner. that line should be playing across the schools for all kids today what ben affleck just said. >>brian: he came out, he won. one of the other producers spoke first. george clooney didn't say anything. what was interesting is jack ni coleson walks out. i thought this is going to be clint eastwood-esque. then he gives it to the first lady of the united states who ends up naming the winner. >> ben affleck was referring to the fact that he was not nominated for best director's award. >>gretchen: he was not nominated at all. it was interesting to remember he started with "good will hunting." i had f
at the state of the union, he'll be sitting with first lady michelle obama in special box seats. this isn't the first time the first lady's guest list has included tech stars. last year she was joined by laureen powell jobs. "starting point" begins after this. es! ♪ wow. [ buzz ] delicious, right? yeah. it's the honey, it makes it taste so... ♪ well, would you look at the time... what's the rush? bee happy. bee healthy. with clusters of flakes and o's. oh, ho ho... it's the honey sweetness. i...i mean, you...love. >>> we end as always with "end point." you want to start us off, ron? >> eight years of tax cuts and deregulation under president bush, four years of public investment and stimulus under president obama. the median income is lower than 2000, the worst record of job growth since the depletion. many americans doubt either party has an answer and they are right to wonder.
. the gun control message will be reinforced by some of the guests in the gallery tonight. michelle obama will be sitting with the family members. the chicago teenager gunned down. and dc delegate will also bring the mother of a teenage shooting victim and just a reminder you can catch the address tonight at 9:00 right here on fox 5. >> sarah, thank you. >>> reaction continues to pour in over the pope's surprise announcement he will resign at the end of this month. one french cardinal says benedict the 16th broke a tattoo about resigning. here's information we didn't know. the holy father will leave at 8:00 p.m. rome time on the night of february 28th. he will then go to the papal retreat in italy for a time of rest. then return to the vativan to live out his days in a monastery with nuns. the pope will not participate in the conclave. what is still being worked out is when that meeting of the cardinals will begin. can't happen until march and the vatican says they want a new pope before holy week and easter. what to call him after he leaves his role. all attention turns to which cardinal
's less pressure and honor in that. when i think of role models i think of michelle obama and anna winter and people like that with proven track records. i'm still growing and there's still work to do. >> reporter: minor's career advice for other women, surround yourself with a great team, make time for yourself and be grateful for what you have. she also says if you're considering a career switch, just go for it because, savannah, face it none of us are younger. >> way to put a fine point on it. she is pretty inspiring. thank you very much. >>> how does steve harvey keep his figure? he will tell us about the diet he's on right now. it's a cleanse. but first -- he's very clean. first this is "today" on nbc. >> announcer: "today's" kitchen is brought to you by new smooth roast coffee, only at burger king, where taste is king. >>> back now at 8:51 with "today's" kitchen. on the lighter side. this morning, we take a look at the martha's vineyard diet detox, a tough 21-day regime with juices and soups only for three weeks. >> the author behind one pound a day. she's a registered nurse and has
michelle obama and up there in her box and they were saluted by the president by their courage in speaking out in the wake of her tragic murder and the president used her death as well as the deaths of others who have been gunned down with her, via newtown, connecticut, aurora, colorado to make a push for gun control. take a listen. >> hadiya's parents, are in the chamber along with two dozen americans whose lives have been torn apart by gun violence. they deserve a vote. >> they deserve a vote. he was pushing for a vote on gun control. if you look at the numbers in terms of homicides and the strong gun control in the year in the city of chicago, take a listen to this, 41 shooting related murders this year and 809 guns seized nine times the new york of new york city. and last year, over 900 shootings in the president's home towns and 7400 guns seized. and that's why he could be having an uphill climb in washington trying to get a ban on assault weapons although they're confident inside the white house that there's going to be bipartisan support for universal background checks, something we
heading out to palm city. michelle and the obama kids are on their annual ski trip out west. so, the president is having a bachelor's vacation. presidents roosevelt and truman regularly did the same thing. the president returns to washington on monday. well, well, well. growing up, we didn't have u-verse. we couldn't record four shows at the same time. in my day, you were lucky if you could record two shows. and if mom was recording her dumb show and dad was recording his dumb show then, by george, that's all we watched. and we liked it! today's kids got it so good. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv for just $19 a month for 1 year when you bundle tv and internet. rethink possible. >> if you bought a tiffany engagement ring at costco. and think you got a good deal. tiffany says think again! the jewlery company says, its rings have never been sold at the wholesale club. tiffany says. hundreds, if not thousands, of costco members bought the rings. believing they were authentic. costco is now being sued for counterfeiting, false advertising and deceptive business practices. no respo
michelle obama will be the parents of hadiya pendleton, the young woman from the obama's neighborhood in chicago, shot and killed a week after she performed at the president's inauguration in washington. the honor comes as chicago police announce the arrest of pendleton's alleged shooters. they are 18-year-old michael ward, on the left, and 20-year-old kenneth williams. pendleton's cousin spoke by phone to anderson cooper last night. >> on behalf of my family, we are elated to know that there is one person or two now off the streets that could very well cause harm to my neighbor, another relative, or anyone in the world. we're excited to know that the police, the chicago police department worked diligently. however, there is no level of comfort. not long-term comfort. you know, we are still miserable. miserable would only be the term to really acknowledge the feelings of the parents and the family. >> chicago police say the men fired at pendleton by mistake as they were going after rival gang members instead. all right that's a fifth-floor problem... ok. not in my house! ha ha ha! ha
michelle obama also grew up. so, you see this whole story of a national problem also melts into very much the personal story of the obamas in chicago, which is a reason why i think mrs. obama and senior adviser valerie jarrett came back to chicago last saturday to attend the funeral of 15-year-old hadiya pendleton, because they felt such a personal connection. it is that connection, i think, the city wants from the president. even if he doesn't have any new proposals today, he's going to talk about some of the high schools in chicago he thinks are doing things right, but if he has any message at all that can help resonate or can help stop what's happening or give some new tools to the mayor, all that will be incredibly welcomed, chris. >> well, the communities here say they have never needed the help more, even though the mayor here now, rahm emanuel, who, of course, worked for the president, president clinton, he says the numbers are going down, things are getting better here. but in the community, the concern they say, has never been more acute, they believe once again they're in a cycl
this morning, should president obama speak out more on urban gun violence? first lady michelle obama will be in chicago this weekend, no speeches, only sadness, saturday 15-year-old hadiyah pendleton will be buried, the honor student who twirled a baton in president obama's inauguration was killed last week. thiscy child who fought against gun violence. >> this commercial is informational for you and your future children. so many children out there are in gangs and it's your job to say no to gangs and yes to a great future. >> pendleton's murder happened one mile from obama's chicago home, a startling example of gun violence in urban america. jesse jackson who led an anti-gun march in chicago begged the president to visit his hometown and address real gun violence. >> given the preponderance of killing and the explosive of this, we need federal intervention. >>> you might remember president obama came to newtown and tucson after the mass shootings there and more than one critic has pointed out as tragic as these shootings are, they're rare. most gun crimes are not committed with high
wild" joined first lady michelle obama for a black history month student workshop yesterday. wallace is the youngest actress to ever get an oscar nomination. she's up this year for best actress. mrs. obama called the movie one of the most important and most powerful films put out in a long time. >> bill: 9 years old. she gets an oscar at 9. what do you do for an encore? >> another day another lawsuit against facebook. this one for the social network's like and share buttons. abc reporting a company that holds the patents of a deceased dutch programmer says this man created way back in the 1990s is what the basis is for the technology that the like and share buttons utilize on facebook. mark zuckerberg started what would eventually become facebook in 2003 well after that technology was developed. no word on what the company is seeking. no response from facebook yet. >> bill: everybody who is accusing mark zuckerberg of stealing their ideas -- >> i will use a line from the social network the movie if he didn't invent the facebook like button then he would have invented the facebook lik
called out michelle obama because he said they didn't need her in chicago. >> for going to the funeral for the 15 -- >> bill: >> it gets worse because he recently filed, in illinois's 8th district, that he wanted to drastically reduce his child support payments because he is no longer a congressman. remember, it turned out that he owed a lot of money in child support while he was running. he never really shook that label of dead-beat dad. now that he is out of his cushy congressional job, he is now filing so that he has to pay or that he wants to pay less money. >> bill: god, cry me a river. right. >> yeah. >> bill: adam for the progressive change campaign committee, do you consider barack obama a true progressive? >> i wouldn't consider the first term barack obama a true progressive. i think he dealt a lot with the corporations. >> bill: or if he was, he was in the closet maybe? >> i think we can judge it essentially by one main issue in the second term which is does he cut social security, medicare or medicaid benefits. that was the one part of his sp
the president talk about nate and cleo pendleton, the guests of first lady michelle obama and they're with us this morning. what was is like to hear him talk about your daughter that way? it must just rip your heart out honestly. >> yeah t does because it's all so fresh. it's an honor that he would be speaking of my child, it's unfortunate, the circumstances to talk about her in, so. >> how are you guys holding up? you're going through something i think absolutely no parent could imagine surviving, honestly. >> day by day. >> yes. >> day by day. >> hour by hour. yes. >> does it help at all to be focused on the gun control issue? do you feel like you're doing something? >> yes, and i feel like talking about her and getting the word out and becoming more involved with, you know, the issue is empowering, so to speak. it helps. >> you know that it's very unlikely that they will pass legislation that would ban assault weapons. people talk about, but the reality is, most people think that would not happen. how do you feel about getting into this debate? do you think that's critical? would you be fi
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